On This Date 11/6/1995

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New York Rangers Captain Mark Messier becomes the 21st player to score 500 career goals, as he has a hat trick during a 4-2 win over the Calgary Flames at Madison Square Garden. Messier would play until 2004, retiring with 694 career goals, currently ranked ninth on the all-time list. At the same time, Mark Messier retired with the second-highest point total with 1,887.